REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill Review
There are not many things in life as welcoming and hearty as some southern BBQ and grill. Nothing feeds the stomach and the soul like those juicy and tender cuts of meat, slathered on with sweet and spicy BBQ sauces, and your secret blend of spices, seared onto the screaming hot, wood fired grills until it is dressed in the most appealing grill marks and cooked to a perfect medium rare. No food defines country-living more than some buttered and seasoned corn on the cob grilled on the open grill until it has turned into sweet and buttery morsels of goodness. And a little helping of baked or roasted potatoes and pepper on the side, all downed with a glass or two of chilled, ice cold beer and lemonade on a hot
Saturday evening is all that is good in life. It is called soul food for a very good reason, I say. You never eat alone; you eat with all your senses wide open, with your family and friends, with the neighbors, and even a bone or two for your dog. It is all about sharing some great ribs and great company, and coming together. Nothing brings a community closer more than some good food, and no food is more welcoming than a simple BBQ and grill on your very own backyard.
However, only the pit masters know, getting a good hand on to the grill requires some knowledge and experiences; you need to experience years of burnt cuts, and numerous finished fire extinguishers to be able to finally be able to cook a cut to perfection. You will need to know your part on the temperature, time and so much more to be able to cook a steak to the prefect doneness that it melts under the knife like butter. But thanks to modern pellets grills, even someone as inexperienced as you, no offense, can cook up a feast without having to have any prior experience. Yes! Pellet grills have made it so easy for everyone! I will review to you the REC TEC Pellet Grill so that you get the opportunity to check, judge and understand what you may or may not want on your pellet grill. Keep reading!
So, What Exactly is a Pellet Grill?
Pellet grill is unlike any other grilling appliances in the market. It is an outdoor cooking appliance that is a combination of a grill, convection oven, smoker and more. Pellet grills are the definition of cooking versatility! It can be used to grill, sear, bake, roast, slow braise and smoke. What is iconic to pellets grills is that they use flavored wood pellets which are the fuel to the appliance. This flavored pellet is what gives the food its delicious smoky flavor.
Taking a look into REC TEC
REC TEC grills were started by 2 friends with a vision the ultimate grill monster. They finally began selling out of their garages after many prototypes. The word of its quality features and performance got out, and a mass production was started to serve people all cross the states, and opened their first retail in Augusta, Georgia. One thing about REC TEC that consumers love is that they sell through direct contact with their consumers ensuring them of quick customer service, and prompt assistance.
Features of the REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill
The REC TEC Wood Pellet grill has a trademark Smart grill Technology, which maintains precise temperature. It has a whopping 702 square inch cooking area, and a 40 pound capacity pellet hopper. This pellet grill is made out of high quality stainless steel. It comes with a drip pan. A few other mentionable features are that it has a highly durable temperature proof textures powder coat finish, it features auto start. The grill legs come with Rollerblade style wheels, and locking casters. The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill definitely has some amazing features that set it apart from other grills in the market!
The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill accommodates temperatures from 180 degrees Fahrenheit to 500 degrees Fahrenheit with 5 degrees increment. This amazing temperature control features let you be in control of how much heat you want to cook your food in, without having to worry about it getting dry or burnt. This low increment allows you to cook delicate meats like fishes and seafood as well! It smart grill tech makes sure that the temperature you set is always consistent and constant. It also has an Xtreme smoke feature from the 180 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit setting that intensifies the smoke in the grill.
Ease of use
The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill has an auto start feature that come up to your set temperature the moment it has been switched on. It has a drip pan attached that catches all the drippings and fats. The exterior hopper has 2 very catch bull horns as handles and easy grip. It is very easy to move around due to its wheeled legs and caster stopper. One Great thing about this grill is that is has a huge capacity pellet hopper, 40 pounds to be precise! This means you do not have to keeping loading up the hopper frequently. In fact, with a capacity like that, you can keep it running overnight easily!
The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill is made up with stainless steel components all over: the logo, towel ring, fire pot, heat deflector and drip pan, and of course, the grill grates. Its seams have been welded and it has been powder coated, and caulked for triple weather protection. It also comes with a staggering 6 year manufacturer’s warranty!
- It has a general cooking surface of 702 square inch.
- This comes with a large capacity pellet hopper of 40 lbs.
- It has been constructed with high quality materials of stainless steel, and weather coats.
- Not entirely made in the USA. Large portion is made in China.
- It is not fordable.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill:
- How much does the hopper hold?
Answer: It holds 40 pounds of pellet.
- Is it foldable?
Answer: It’s not foldable.
Well, one thing is clear. The REC TEC Wood Pellet Grill is undoubtedly one of the better and high quality pellet grills in the market today. Yes, it does have some flaws, but I do think they are very minor and can be fixed with the tiniest improvising. This grill is ideal for large cuts and larger crowd entertaining. It has some amazing temperature control features and a generous hopper. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!